Social learning in solitary juvenile sharks

  title={Social learning in solitary juvenile sharks},
  author={Catarina Vila Pouca and Dennis D. U. Heinrich and C. Huveneers and Culum Brown},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
Social learning can be a shortcut for acquiring locally adaptive information. Animals that live in social groups have better access to social information, but gregarious and nonsocial species are also frequently exposed to social cues. Thus, social learning might simply reflect an animal's general ability to learn rather than an adaptation to social living. Here, we investigated social learning and the effect of frequency of social exposure in nonsocial, juvenile Port Jackson sharks… Expand

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